BAE Unit Wants FCA Suit Tossed Amid Discovery Row

Law360, New York (January 6, 2014, 3:36 PM EST) -- A unit of defense contractor BAE Systems PLC on Friday sought to dismiss a False Claims Act suit brought by a former regional manager claiming he was fired for exposing its allegedly fraudulent government billing practices, accusing him of refusing to return firm data he allegedly stole.

In a motion for sanctions filed in Virginia federal court, BAE Systems Information Solutions Inc. argued that Cornelius V. Hosch, a U.S. Army veteran who worked for it as a contractor in Afghanistan, had admitted to forwarding all of...
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